PHL-CAW
7/14/2005
  Can you hear me now? --
It was reported last week, after the subway bombings in London, that Philadelphia police radio does not work below ground in the subways. The press was informed that the 52 million dollar system was working "as designed" because when the system was deployed the city did not have the extra money to install coverage in the subway?

Port Authority disables cell links in New York tunnels

The city now has applied for federal money to pay for the costs to upgrade the radio coverage. Maybe the mayor and his administration, should be concentrating more on providing basic services (police, fire, library) for Philadelphia insead of building and securing airports and public wifi systems?

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